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    Hello hi there folk. I'm 21 soon to be 22 and I can not get the thought of starting a course out my mind. Although I'm still young there's that distant thought in my mind that by the time I graduate I may be looked down upon as employers will want fresh young faces. I'd have to do a foundation I assume then work my way up. Is there anyone that's done this and seen the benefit? I'd love to hear some responses on this, thank you.
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    Why would they want fresh young faces? What benfit is there to being 21 over 24 for example?

    If anything someone slightly older is more valuable because they'll have more experience and be more mature.

    Employers aren't going to care about your age as muhc as they'll care about how good you are.
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    (Original post by Sceptical?)
    Hello hi there folk. I'm 21 soon to be 22 and I can not get the thought of starting a course out my mind. Although I'm still young there's that distant thought in my mind that by the time I graduate I may be looked down upon as employers will want fresh young faces. I'd have to do a foundation I assume then work my way up. Is there anyone that's done this and seen the benefit? I'd love to hear some responses on this, thank you.
    I agree with Ascel that your age won't matter at all. You'd be 24-25, not 60 when graduating. I'm guessing you have been working for a while since leaving school? If so, you can use that to your advantage as employers prefer someone with work experience. You'd be assessed the same as everyone else on the strength of your application and interview/assessment centre performance.
 
 
 
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